Driver Licensing and Identification
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What better way to kick off AAMVA's Annual International Conference (AIC) than with this fun and entertaining event at
the Rockefeller Building in downtown Williamsburg. This year's welcome
reception will include historical, interactive, and fun games for attendees,
along with a colonial photo booth. Enjoy the first night of the conference with
fellow attendees all while giving back to a great cause. All proceeds from this
event will benefit the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, the operator of the
world's largest living history museum. Learn more about the silent auction and
welcome reception.Visit www.aamva.org/2016-AIC-home/ for more information and to register now!
AAMVA's Region I Annual Conference took place July 17-20, in
Burlington, Vermont. Attendees participated in plenty of peer to peer
discussion relevant to driver's license administration, and motor vehicle and
law enforcement issues. AAMVA is pleased to announce that the presentations
from the event are now on the AAMVA Web site. Visit the Region I
Conference Downloads Center today!
Idaho will begin using the State-to-State Verification
Service (S2S) on Monday, August 22nd. Tasks related to on-boarding Idaho will
be conducted during the weekend of August 20th. During this process (Saturday
evening to Monday morning), there may be periods during which the CDLIS/S2S
Central Site is in inquiry-only mode or is unavailable, over and above the
Idaho to Join State-to-State Verification Service (S2S) Idaho will begin using
the State-to-State Verification Service (S2S) on Monday, August 22nd. Tasks
related to on-boarding Idaho will be conducted during the weekend of August
20th. During this process (Saturday evening to Monday morning), there may be
periods during which the CDLIS/S2S Central Site is in inquiry-only mode or is
unavailable, over and above the regularly scheduled maintenance window of 2AM
to 5AM on Sunday, August 21st. Following Idaho, several states will be joining
the S2S program throughout 2016. Please visit http://www.aamva.org/State-to-State/
for a full timeline and more information.
The Transportation Safety
Administration (TSA) has released public information regarding enforcement of the
REAL ID Act and ID requirements at airport security checkpoints. Beginning January
22, 2018, driver’s licenses or state IDs issued by states that are not in
compliance with the REAL ID Act and have not been granted an extension by DHS may not
be used to fly within the U.S. Beginning October 1, 2020, every
traveler will need a REAL ID-compliant license or state ID or another acceptable form of
identification to fly within the U.S. A fact sheet with more-information is available
here. A FAQ is available here. The REAL ID brief page is available here. TSA is
encouraging AAMVA members to use and distribute the fact sheet and FAQ as they
see fit the further public awareness of the impending changes.
Here are the most popular stories from AAMVA Regional News - July 22, 2016
If you go to renew your Illinois driver's license, you'll find some big changes. The Secretary of State promises those changes will help protect against fraud. Read the full story at WSILTV.com.
Hey kids, don't "Pokemon Go" and drive, and that goes double, even triple for you grown-up players, too. Read the full story at Rep-am.com.
Several recent changes to the state's transportation laws build on customer service efforts already implemented through Governor Pat McCrory's "Driving Change" initiative, which aims to improve customer service and decrease wait times at North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles offices. Read the NCDOT news release.
It may get harder for first time drivers to get a license in Washington. In August the state will introduce new knowledge tests in an attempt to make teens safer drivers. The current tests consist of 25 questions. Read the full story at king5.com.
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